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3 Days in Sunny Puerto Rico

Day 1: Learn Something

11:00 AM    
Take the "Flavors of San Juan Foodie Lunch Tour" and spend an hour and a half touring unexpected dining destinations around the city, while learning about its culinary history. www.sanjuanfoodtours.com

2:00 PM    
Visit Castillo de San Felipe del Morro (Morro Castle), a 16th-century citadel in San Juan named for King Philip II of Spain. After having a look around…

3:00 PM    
Head over to nearby Castillo San Cristobal, which was built to protect San Juan and completed in 1783. It is considered to be the largest Spanish fort in the New World. www.nps.gov

Day 2: Art, Architecture, & Amusements

10:00 AM     
Visit the Museo de Arte de Ponce, which wrapped up a renovation and expansion last year and is considered to be Puerto Rico's best art museum. The museum's displays include extensive collections of 19th-century English paintings and 17th-century Baroque paintings. www.museoarteponce.org

1:00 PM   
The nearby Museo Castillo Serralles is a mansion built in the 1930s, formerly inhabited by the Serralles family, who made their money in the sugar business. Visitors can explore how the wealthy lived in the '30s, relax on the manicured grounds, and learn how the sugar and rum industries impacted the island. www.puertorico.com

8:00 PM      
You know you want to. Visit the El Conquistador Resort, a Waldorf Astoria Resort property, and try your hand at blackjack, roulette, Caribbean stud poker, slot machines, and other games in its 10,000-square-foot casino. www.elconresort.com

Day 3: Vieques Adventure

1:00 PM
Take the ferry over to the island of Vieques; the ride costs $4 round trip and takes about an hour and 15 minutes. For the best service, coordinate your reservations with your hotel. www.viequestravelguide.com

6:00 PM
Grab dinner and cocktails at miX, Alain Ducasse's outpost at the W Retreat & Spa. The restaurant, which opened last year, offers Latino Caribbean dishes with unexpected touches. www.wvieques.com/mix

9:00 PM
After dark, climb in canoes for an experience like no other: the Bioluminescent Bay. As you paddle, micro-organisms stir, casting an eerie blue-green light in the water around you. www.biobay.com